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Attention Graduate Students!

Thinking about continuing your education? While additional schooling can be a great way to advance your social change career, it can also be overwhelming to figure out exactly what to do next. Idealist wants to help you succeed in making the world a better place. In their online Grad School Resource Center, you’ll find tips for choosing the right degree program, advice on financing graduate school and even alternative education suggestions like service corps programs or professional development workshops. Idealist even hosts grad fairs in select cities around the United States where you can meet representatives from a variety of graduate school programs. Read articles, listen to podcasts or watch videos to learn all about the pros and cons of graduate school and explore your options, only on Idealist!

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Give Back

Volunteering for a worthy cause not only makes a difference in the lives of others, but also in the lives of those doing the good deeds. Thousands of organizations around the world rely on volunteers to help them fulfill their missions and Idealist helps connect them to kind-hearted people who are ready to help. Whether you’re a student looking to log volunteer hours or a working professional looking for a way to give back, Idealist can help you find an opportunity that’s right for you. Visit the Idealist Volunteer Resource Center to learn about the benefits of volunteering, the many different ways to donate your time and the importance of assessing your interest before signing up for volunteer project.

Volunteer Resources

A Treasure Trove of Career-Finding Tips

Idealist is committed to helping you find a career that aligns with your values, talents and passions, which is why they created the Idealist Careers blog filled with tips to guide you in the right direction. Whether you’re looking for a job or just want to improve your performance in your current role, Idealist Careers has resources to help you be the best employee you can be. Learn about resume and cover letter writing, get advice on avoiding burnout and read about how to become a leader in the workplace. Plus, Idealist Careers also hosts webinars, online classes and in-person events to reinforce the information found on the Idealist Careers blog.

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